ISLAND - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ISLAND News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dubai’s Atlantis resort to get $1.4 billion expansion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416412-79/dubai-resort-atlantis-icd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416412-79/dubai-resort-atlantis-icd.html.csp">Dubai’s Atlantis resort to get $1.4 billion expansion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T12:29:02.31-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai, United Arab Emirates • Developers said Monday they will build a $1.4 billion expanse of lavish suites and residences next to the famed Atlantis resort on Dubai’s man-made palm-shaped island as part of the emirate’s drive to build up tourism revenue. Investment Corporation of Dubai and Kerzner International Holdings, which will manage the 800-room hotel, said The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences will feature modern architecture that allows for sky-high gardens and private infinity pool...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584164122014-09-15T12:29:02.31-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T12:29:02.31-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416412@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:29:02 MDT Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415604-79/mangels-coney-island-rides.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415604-79/mangels-coney-island-rides.html.csp">Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ULA ILNYTZKY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T10:24:02.416-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Coney Island’s historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. What parkgoers may not know is that William Mangels designed and built it. Mangels was a mechanical and creative genius who enthralled the masses with his carousels, shooting ranges and rides like the Whip and Tickler during the early part of the 20th century. He’s the subject of an exhibition at Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery where he’s buri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584156042014-09-15T10:24:02.416-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T10:24:02.416-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415604@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:24:02 MDT Moab man dies in fall from ledge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58400603-78/ledge-flannigan-goose-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58400603-78/ledge-flannigan-goose-island.html.csp">Moab man dies in fall from ledge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T15:07:38.78-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 03:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Moab man died near the Colorado River after he apparently fell from a rock ledge while taking photos of waterfalls created by Tuesday’s rain storms. The body of 65-year-old Patrick Flannigan was found about 6 p.m. in a pool of water beneath a waterfall southeast of Goose Island Campground on State Road 128, Grand County sheriff’s deputies wrote in a statement. Flannigan had been photographing waterfalls a half hour earlier near Big Bend Campground, about 6 miles from Goose Island, and investig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58400603@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:07:38 MDT A look at Hawaii volcano sending lava toward homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381628-68/lava-volcano-flow-hawaii.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381628-68/lava-volcano-flow-hawaii.html.csp">A look at Hawaii volcano sending lava toward homes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and MARK THIESSEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T13:04:35.055-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • Lava from one of the world’s most active volcanos is creeping slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island. Scientists warn that if the lava flow from Kilauea continues on its path, it could reach a small patch of homes in about a week. Here’s a look at Kilauea, which has been continuously erupting since 1983: THE LATEST Lava could reach the Kaohe Homesteads, a sparsely populated subdivision, in four to six days after new vents on t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58381628@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:04:35 MDT Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361988-68/beach-property-asharoken-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361988-68/beach-property-asharoken-island.html.csp">Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMILY C. DOOLEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T16:29:01.791-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 04:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Asharoken, N.Y. • On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy. Either it accepts millions of dollars in federal aid to build a protective sand dune and for the first time in its nearly 90-year existence allows the public to use its beach or it rejects the aid and retains its privacy, potentially worsening an erosion problem that saw part of its main road washed out and power lines toppled during the October 2012 storm. But so...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58361988@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:29:01 MDT Obama interrupting weekend trip to return to DC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351754-68/obama-return-event-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351754-68/obama-return-event-island.html.csp">Obama interrupting weekend trip to return to DC</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DARLENE SUPERVILLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T11:04:01.914-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama is interrupting a weekend trip to return to the White House. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama changed his plans for Friday and will return to Washington late in the evening after fundraisers in New York and Rhode Island, instead of overnighting in New York as originally planned. Earnest said Obama himself made the decision to return to the White House and that it was unrelated to any current events. “He can sleep in his own bed, do a little work t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517542014-08-29T11:04:01.914-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T11:04:01.914-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351754@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:04:01 MDT Thousands protest unarmed black man’s choke-hold death by white officer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58329593-68/police-march-black-garner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58329593-68/police-march-black-garner.html.csp">Thousands protest unarmed black man’s choke-hold death by white officer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN LEMIRE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T20:11:36.854-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 08:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NEW YORK • Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. Police reported no arrests after the afternoon rally and march that drew well over 2,500 people to the streets where Eric Garner was taken to the ground on July 17 by a New York Police Department officer using a prohibited martial arts maneuver. “This is a Birmingham, Alabama, mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329593@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:11:36 MDT Hawaii’s storms likely more a scare than a threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279007-68/hawaii-island-iselle-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279007-68/hawaii-island-iselle-state.html.csp">Hawaii’s storms likely more a scare than a threat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:24:02.9-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • The one-two hurricane punch that was supposed to hit Hawaii is looking more like a jab and a missed left hook. After Hawaii cleared Tropical Storm Iselle largely without deterring sunbathers and surfers, the state looked toward Hurricane Julio, which was expected to pass roughly 160 miles northeast of the islands at its closest point early Sunday and linger near the state into Monday. While prospects for Julio could quickly change, the storms appear to have been more a scare for Hawai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279007@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:24:02 MDT Outer edge of hurricane brings rain to Hawaii http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271470-68/hurricane-hawaii-thursday-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271470-68/hurricane-hawaii-thursday-island.html.csp">Outer edge of hurricane brings rain to Hawaii</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • The first hurricane expected to hit Hawaii in 22 years weakened slightly Thursday as its outer edges began to bring rain and wind to the Big Island, while residents and tourists prepared for a possible one-two punch as another major storm lined up behind it in the Pacific. The eye of Hurricane Iselle was about 250 miles southeast of Hilo, moving at roughly 17 mph and expected to make landfall Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, Hurricane Julio stren...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582714702014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271470@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:12:13 MDT Editorial: Another streetcar not necessarily what downtown SLC needs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58242292-82/downtown-rail-streetcar-bus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58242292-82/downtown-rail-streetcar-bus.html.csp">Editorial: Another streetcar not necessarily what downtown SLC needs</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T09:37:01.502-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Astronomer Carl Sagan — the Neil deGrasse Tyson of his time — was once trying to dismiss pseudo-scientific legends of Bermuda Triangle-like mysteries by noting that it was always airplanes and ships that went missing, never trains. To which TV host Dick Cavett — the Jon Stewart of his time — immediately rejoined, “I can see you’ve never waited for the Long Island Railroad.” Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker doesn’t want to wait to start the process toward building another city-UTA streetcar lin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58242292@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:37:01 MDT Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215010-68/taiwan-plane-agency-crashed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215010-68/taiwan-plane-agency-crashed.html.csp">Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RALPH JENNINGS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T19:25:39.244-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 07:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Taipei, Taiwan • A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. The ATR-72 operated by Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways was carrying 58 passengers and crew when it crashed on Penghu in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China, authorities said. The plane was arriving from the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan. Two people aboard the plane were French citizens and the rest Taiwanese, Tra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582150102014-07-23T19:25:39.244-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T19:25:39.244-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215010@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:25:39 MDT